Summary Of The Pledge By Chandra Sparks Taylor

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The Pledge by Chandra Sparks Taylor is a teen fiction book. Chandra has many other books like Spin it like that, Black Girl Dreaming, The Promise and many more. The main characters in The Pledge are Courtland the captain of the cheerleading team and Allen Benson the star player of their boys’ basketball team. Courtland’s Mother, Sister, Father and her aunt Dani are also characters in the book. The setting is Birmingham Alabama some other places is Courtland home and Their school Grover High. The Pledge is a book about a teenage girl trying to find love and still keep her commitment to God.
The Pledge is a teen fiction book about a 16 year old girl named Courtland whose seventeenth birthday is approaching. Her parents don’t allow her to date yet but she has this huge crush on a senior named Allen Benson who’s going pro when he gets out of high school. Courtland attends Worth the Wait at her church First Baptist Worth the Wait is a program where girls wait until marriage to have sexual intercourse. Her and Allen become boyfriend and girlfriend …show more content…

One day he offers to take her out she agrees and they go on another date everything goes good and they head home. When they came up on her street she see police lights, ambulance, firefighters and yellow tape right away she begins to panic hoping it wasn’t her house when she gets up to her house she sees her mom in shock and she sees her dad coming out on a stretcher and somebody in a body bag. She runs to her mom asking for her sister and her mom pointed to the police car she ran over asking what happened their house had been broking into and her sister saved her dads life by shooting the man who tried to rob them. After that incident her dad realized how much his family meant to him and begin rehab for his drinking and also started spending more time with the girls. Courtland finally got tired of Allen and his lies and abusiveness and finally

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